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Syria in This War - and the Next?24:50
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photoOne unconfirmed intelligence report says Syria is harboring Iraqi leaders, including Saddam Hussein and his sons, and that country's weapons of mass destruction. Could Syria be the next U.S. target after Iraq?

Pentagon officials suggest that the U.S. may now turn its attention to the Palestinian terrorist groups Hamas and Hezbollah which have strong ties to Syria and Iran.

Murhaf Jouejati, Adjunct Scholar at the Middle East Institute, says that if the U.S. targets Syria next, it would further tarnish the U.S.'s reputation in the Middle East, and increase the already intense anti-American sentiments in the region.

Click the "Listen" link above to hear more about whether Syria is and should be next in Washington's hit list.

Guests:

Murhaf Jouejati, Adjunct Scholar at the Middle East Institute

Louis Cantori, Professor of Political Science at the University of Maryland and Advisor to the U.S. State Department

Robert Freedman, Professor of Political Science at Baltimore Hebrew University and Visiting Professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University

This program aired on April 10, 2003.

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